In a mining town in Ohio, a boy is invaded by an evil spirit living in a nearby silver mine. The spirit organizes a bloody massacre of the boy's neighborhood by characters from B-movies and Saturday morning TV cartoons which the boy regularly watches Topic: Ohio -- Fiction
In Illinois, a pair of identical twins trade places for a week, the wife becomes a jet setter and vice versa. When the real wife dies in a yacht explosion, the jet setter stays on to continue playing her role of wife and actually falls in love. One day she learns her sister survived and is in the south of France, suffering from amnesia. A sequel to Deceptions Topics: Impostors and imposture, Married women, Sisters, Twins
In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the... Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
Dec 3, 2012byMyers, Walter Dean, 1937-; Myers, Christopher, ill
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken Topics: Trials (Murder), Prisons, Self-perception, African Americans, Trials (Murder), Prisons,...